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Discussion in 'Disneyland Trip Reports' started by Thumper_Man, Aug 9, 2012.

  1. nebo

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    Yeah,, it was a great chpater,,,, you did a great job too breaking it down,,, that's why I went here to get all of you. THanks Heather.
     
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  3. pkondz

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    Indoor what? Ya'll have yer outhouses on the inside???

    I choose not to.

    Nope. I stand by what I said. There's no such thing as a woman who isn't beautiful. Yes there are some women who are more beautiful in some ways then others. But in my eyes...

    About a year or two ago, I was driving home from work and there's a section where I frequently see deer. As I approached this section, I saw a statue of a magnificient 10 (? I'm guessing... but it was a lot) point buck. But it was posed in such a cliche/corny way that I was disapointed. I mean, "Standing tall, head held regally high. Hind quarters solidly on the ground while the forelegs were beginning to climb the embankment."

    I thought to myself, "If you're going to put up a deer statue. Make it more realistic. Not this stylized, ridiculously fairytale pose."


    Then the nickel dropped.

    There isn't any deer statue there.

    Better watch out or I'll let Ruby read this. Her idea of FF dining is to get a bowl and fill it half full of vinegar then add a few fries to it.


    And she's not alone up here.

    Who? Never heard of 'em.


    ooooh. Too soon? I always figured some critter would get him eventually, but a ray? Nope.
     
  4. Thumper_Man's Wife

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    :thumbsup2 I agree. My dad used to only eat them rolled, so that's the way we would eat them at home when i was younger. As i got older, the casserole way was just easier, plus that's the way T-Man makes them, and anytime I can get him to cook, I'm happy ;)

    Welcome! And Thank you! I am working on a new chapter. Real life keeps getting in the way of me playing :headache: Hopefully I will have one up in the near future.

    Funny, but true story. A few years back, T-Man, DSIL and I were in Las Vegas, which is usually an annual trip since we have family there. One night, we decided to hit up The Cheesecake Factory for a late dinner. After ordering drinks and trying to decide on our entree's, the waiter comes back around. T-Man had been going back and forth on the green chili cheeseburger, and asked the waiter if he knew what kind of chili they used. Right away, the waiter looks at T-Man and tells him, "I'm not too sure, and I know how you folks from New Mexico are about your chili, so let me go check on that and I'll be right back."

    We sort of looked at each other trying to figure out how in the world he knew we were from New Mexico, until we remembered that DSIL had been carded when she ordered her drink. Duh.

    The waiter comes back and with a sincere, almost sad look, he tells T-Man that the chili is from El Paso, or something like that, and right away T-man shakes his head. The waiter nods in agreement, pretty much already knowing T-Man's response and checks with the rest of us to order to let T-Man choose another entree.

    It's times like those that remind us how picky we New Mexican's are about our chili. :rotfl:

    Darn life!

    And what are the pencil's for? I O U's?


    :rotfl2: Yeah, depending on the length of travel, we will add chili to our check list of things to pack. Usually it's only when we are going for really long periods of time, or to somewhere we know just won't have what we want. This last time, I laughed. Since we changed hotels midway through our trip, we packed our green chili into small baggies, and during our lunch at T-Rex, T-Man pulls out a baggie of green chili from his shorts pocket and adds it to his burger. We kept glancing around to make sure no one saw us. :rotfl2:

    Yeah yeah yeah...I'll let it slide this time since I know all the issues you've been dealing with (By the way, I hope you are feeling better!). But don't let it happen again Mr. Getting your teeth pulled just to have an excuse not to come over here and read will get you no where...and you only have so many teeth before you have to come up with another excuse. :rotfl2:



    Sure...[​IMG]


    :rotfl2: I guess I never realized all the similar names before. Of course most of the time I'm too busy praying and repeating my mantra to notice anything else. But yes...both Manta coasters are good. The one in FL is much more intense, being on your stomach most of the ride, with loops and what not. The one in CA, is my kind of coaster. Just a lap bar, but it has some speed to it.



    Good ol' S & P...It was there too. I think it was hiding under the hot sauce. Of course I use salt on my watermelon...Oh...I think i just went down a notch on the normalcy meter didn't I?


    :rotfl2: Surprisingly no. I tried the salads there once, and wasn't impressed. And this is coming from someone who could have salad all day, every day, and be happy. But the pizza at Rainforest is GOOOOOOOOOOD!!!!!


    I never knew what i was missing with the mayo until we were at DCA and T-Man used it on his chili dog. I figured what the heck and gave it a try and really liked it. I have not tried sour cream.


    I have not tried french dressing, but I have tried BBQ sauce. Usually if i have chicken nuggets or chicken tenders from some place, and they come with fries, I will use BBQ sauce instead of ketchup. Back in the day when Hardee's was around, I used to love their hash rounds with the Hardee's sauce or BBQ sauce.
     
  5. Thumper_Man's Wife

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    :rotfl: ok...I guess that did sound a little off. But seriously, a vacation is supposed to be a relaxing time, away from work, yet it takes more work to get through your vacation and at the end of it all, you have to go back to work to relax. That's just not right!!!!



    This time around I begged T-Man to slow down a bit and give us some time to chill. His thoughts were, we will have to do some laundry at some point, so that day can be a relaxation day. :confused3



    See above. I don't want to have to go to work to recoup from a vacation. :headache:



    Or just get a phone plan that has an international option. :duck:



    Exactly.



    :lmao: I think that pretty much sums up the experience of anyone trying Rice Krispies for the first time. I think because they advertise it so well, you don't realize until you've tried it that it's not a sweetened cereal like some of the other popular ones, i.e., Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Honeycomb, Golden Grahams, etc.



    My poor honey, he knows I love him...but i love him more after I've had my coffee. :laughing:



    :lmao: I have nothing to say to that...



    Well the day isn't over...



    I think you've used that quote before...Although I have to say I appreciate it just as much now as i did before. But there is a big difference between me without any make-up at all, as opposed to me with my make-up sort of melted off after a day in the sun. Even then I still have some sort of cover.



    I take for granted the views we have of the mountains until we are in a place that has none. I am very lucky to live where I do.


    :rotfl: True...I was afraid he was about to say park tickets, not parking pass...That would have thrown everything off.



    It's better than saying, the voices in my head...:hyper:



    I figured it was only because he was paying more attention to making sure I wasn't carrying any explosives, than actually looking at my face. Plus security/cops, they are used to seeing crazy things. It's the other people in the park I was worried about.



    Well, I do consider myself a princess...princess:



    :lmao:



    Sorry...Camera broke.



    The Quick Que tickets are SW's version of fast passes or Uni's version of Front of the line passes. You get to go through a special line just for QQ, and get on the ride a little faster.





    I know better than to consider anything I write rhetorical with you and Nebo around. :rotfl2:



    I've heard of people eating vinegar with fries. I have never tried it, but I guess it can't be much different than eating salt and vinegar chips. :confused3



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    You really enjoy my mantra don't you?



    Oh well...in that case...I was in great hands the whole time :scared1:



    Anytime!



    Right? I thought it was quite interesting myself. The idea seems to have caught hold in other parks I'm told.



    I'm the only one in the house trained to use an AED...so I may have passed if it came to that.



    Never thought about that. Of course, at the same time, the people who were ushering us into the ride cars, didn't say anything about our packs either when we got on the first time.



    It's a tough job being the wife of a roller coaster junky...but someone's gotta do it.



    He was a little more in the shade so that might have a little to do with how dark he is, but from what i remember, he wasn't much lighter in the sun, so What you see is what you get.



    Thanks Ponzi. Great breakdown as usual.

    I don't see how that can't be any clearer.



    What if, we really aren't like you, so much as you are like us? *Cue Twilight Zone Music*



    I'm picky about what goes on a hotdog, and more often than not, I don't eat them as much as I used to because of that.




    Who me? I'm an angel! [​IMG]



    We didn't say it took much to be an expert here...just saying you are one.



    I don't do onions unless they are deep fried in batter.




    Sure, come on over. If you give us a heads up, I can make sure T-Man has the Victoria Secret show on too. :rotfl:
     
  6. pkondz

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    And did T-Man graciously offer to do all the laundry while you relaxed by the pool?

    The phone rates in Canada are some of the highest in the world. I shudder to think what the charges would be to add on an international option.

    As do we.

    Ah. Thanks.

    Sorry. I have no idea what you might be referring to.

    :rolleyes1:

    Exactly.

    And I don't like S+V chips either.

    ::yes::

    ooooh.... You're starting to creep me out.


    cool.

    Stipulated. I shall refraise. T-Man is mean.

    Better?

    My DDs will do you one better. They will order onion rings and pick off the fried batter and toss the onions.

    Man, you sure know how to make a guy feel welcome!
     
  7. Thumper_Man's Wife

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    :rotfl2:



    Actually, he did. But we'll go more into that later.



    Yeah, I don't know what it's like here either. I just know that T-Man has to deal with it often for work, since he has to set up the phones for those traveling out of the country.



    :upsidedow



    You're welcome.



    Uh huh...:surfweb:



    I've never acquired a taste for them either. My mom likes them, and depending on my mood, i can have maybe one or two, but that's about it.






    That's a first. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? :blush:



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    :rotfl2: Sounds a lot like me when I was younger. It took me a long time to get a taste for them battered and fried. I think people at places like sonic or any restaurant that I order a burger and rings at, probably laugh at me, because I order my burger without onions, then a side of onion rings.



    We aim to please...

    wait...that didn't sound right...

    um...[​IMG]
     
  8. Thumper_Man

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    Ok. Work is getting in the way again, but I have to post about the Quick Queue real quick. Think Lady H might have the QQ's mixed up. We got QQ in SW-Orlando, but we didn't get them at SW-SD. We tried but they weren't selling them for the day.

    As we first got into the park, we saw a little kiosk where they sell the QQ and ADDP. These are the only 2 things sold here. We walked up to the kiosk and asked if we could purchase both. The cashier said she wasn't able to bring up the QQ tickets for some reason. Her computer wasn't letting her and she referred us to the Guest Services building. We paid her for the ADDP, got our bracelets for that and then went over to the GS. When we walked into GS, it was empty. No one behind the counter. For a minute I was beginning to wonder if someone gave some bad customer service and became Shamu's (or possibly the sharks) next meal. Eventually someone came out from the office in the back, wiping her hands. Yup, someone definitely became breakfast.

    Anyways, we asked her if we could purchase some of the QQ tix for the day. She told us they weren't being offered during the week at this time. Only weekends. Better for us, saves us $60 and they lose out on $60. We hit Manta right after breakfast and the wait time was only 5 minutes. So to us, it was money well saved.
     
  9. nebo

    nebo <font color=red>sharkbait<br><font color=teal>Uh o

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    We lived around the corner from a Hardee's.
    Then it closed six months later.
    We were morose.

    Ok,,, ok,,, I was morose,, I think Smidgy was maroon.
    (queue the bugs vid)
     
  10. Thumper_Man's Wife

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    Too much...Chili? :eek: There is no such thing!


    Nah...They are too busy scheduling in their siestas to care.


    Look at it this way, At least I don't disappoint. ;)



    I would, but then how in the world would we make Enchiladas on vacation? Duh...



    On a trip to Reno a few years ago for an FOE grand convention, we had the honor of making Green Chili Dip for the 4 corners hospitality room. So naturally we took some chili in our luggage, frozen rock solid, figuring it would thaw out by the time we got there and were ready to use it. When we opened our luggage, we found a note from the airline, saying they had inspected that area of our suitcase. :rotfl: Funny thing is, we knew we would be inspected, so we left it on the outer pocket. i'm just glad they didn't confiscate it.

    Yeah yeah yeah...back on the chili boat...I know...:headache:

    Me? Little innocent me? :littleangel:



    Anytime. It's what I'm here for.




    2? Really? But...but...but....OK...fine...I'm weird...I'll admit it. It's still good!



    I was going to say something about you eating out of a pooppy seed bun...and you telling me I went down 2 notches for eating my watermelon with salt...But I think i'll just stay quiet...:rolleyes1



    I loved Hardee's. We had one just about a block away from my junior high school. Depending on how the week had gone, our first period teacher would often take us for breakfast on Fridays as a treat. Usually without letting anyone know he was taking us on a field trip, which would infuriate the principal but he would still do it. It also used to be our escape from High School when i was a freshman. If we didn't feel like going to class, we would go to Hardee's instead. a couple years later it shut down, and was turned into a Carl's Jr. Not the same...


    Um...Hmmm...I know i've been battling a migraine for the past couple of days, and i'm still not completely over it...plus i do not want to argue in front of the kids...but I remember it differently, so I'll agree to disagree for now until my head feels better and I can think straight. More than likely you are right...and even if your wrong, you will be right...but for my own sanity's sake I'll hold onto my righteousness until the very last minute. :upsidedow
     
  11. dwheatl

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    After the Super Bowl, the SF bay area was treated to an ad offering free chocolate pudding cups as a consolation prize for 49er fans. As I said to DH, nothing says number 2 like a cup of chocolate pudding.:scared:
    OK. Now scoot over and leave some room for me in the dungeon of public opinion.
     
  12. Thumper_Man

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    Ok. I've been invading Nebo's TR to post pictures of our recent WDW/Uni/SW trip; when I have a perfectly capable TR here that I can use to post pics on. I know Nebo don't mind, but I don't want it to seem like I'm taking over his TR either. Especially with Mony posting her live updates and me posting pics about WWoHP. He's the expert after all and I don't feel its right to write about our experiences on his TR. I could very easily start another TR at our trip at WDW if I wanted to. More like if I had the time. We haven't even finished this one, and this vacation was only a week. Can you imagine us telling you about a 2 week vacation. It would take about 2 years for us to get through it.

    Of course, when we talked at WDW, he said he's hoping to pass the torch. This might be his sneaky way of getting us to take over. Only problem is, we don't travel there as often as him and Smidgy do. Nice try Nebo.

    As I mentioned on Nebo's TR, here's a link to all of the WWoHP pics Lady H and I took.

    I'll post more links later as I get them uploaded onto Flickr.
     
  13. mmeb144

    mmeb144 I do my own theme song.

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    Mike, I like how Nebo's trippie has more than one story going. It makes it funner. :thumbsup2
     
  14. Thumper_Man

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    True, it does make it fun. It still doesn't make it right though. A person starts a TR to tell about their trip. Not for others to tell about their trips and completely take over. Then the person who's originally trying to tell about their trip may never get the chance to finish. It's mostly out of respect for the person trying to tell their story that you should try to keep things short and sweet. Knowing Nebo the way all of us do, we know he don't mind; but it's still his TR and we shouldn't take over knowing we could very easily start our own thread to tell our stories. Plus if we keep posting on his TR, he may never finish telling us about his most recent trip. He'll let us ramble on.
     
  15. mmeb144

    mmeb144 I do my own theme song.

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    I hadn't thought of that. Maybe we should get his mailing address and send him some chocolates and booze. :thumbsup2
     
  16. pkondz

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    Yeah there's nothing worse then somebody who posts more than the person who actually is writing the TR....


    uuuhhhh....

    :blush:

    Yeah that should work. He'll be sitting on the couch in a chocolate fueled stupor while nursing a raging hangover...


    Wait.

    Send me some to, 'kay?

    :rolleyes1
     
  17. Thumper_Man

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    Says the man with more posts than Nebo.


    Hey wait a minute. I want chocolates and booze to.
     
  18. Thumper_Man's Wife

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    Ok…So after battling a 3 day migraine, I am finally able to stare at my computer long enough to discern what pictures are what. Gah, I loathe not feeling well. It’s been years since I’ve had a migraine that has lasted this long. I can usually control it once I feel the onset, but not this time. It hit me like a ton of bricks. At least that’s what it felt like the next day when I could barely see while driving to my chiropractor. (By the way, when you have sensitivity to light and sound, the best option is not to go out in the bright sunlight and drive through rush hour traffic to get to a chiropractor, who then proceeds to use what feels like a jack hammer to relieve the tension in your neck!...just a word of advice).

    Anyway, so on with the show.

    We last left our fair maiden wondering if she would ever be reunited with her Knight in Shining Armor.

    As luck would have it, he came bounding around the mountain on his trusty steed only to sweep our dazzling princess off her feet and carry her off into the sunset, only to live happily ever after.

    …ok, fine…he walked around the entrance from Manta and caught me taking pictures of the ride.

    We take out our trusty map and try to figure out what to do next.

    Shipwreck Rapids is just around the corner from Manta, so we saunter that way to check it out.

    Seems like this is the only picture we took of it.

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    Now right away, the thought was, this ride was going to be just like Kali River Rapids in AK. It didn’t seem to have any major drops or “rapids” from what we could see, of course we were wrong…really wrong.

    The ride turned out to be sort of a mix between Kali and Universal’s Bluto’s Barge. At the end of the ride, we were soaked. You could literally ring out our clothes and be left with a puddle under our feet. I was tempted to pay the $5 for the walk in dryer, but decided against it. This is after all the reason you go on a water ride…to get wet right?

    Of course now, my eye is really irritating me, and getting hit in the face with water from the ride hasn’t helped at all. I’m trying really hard not to rub it or mess with it, but it’s begging to be messed with. So naturally I do just that, only to make the problem worse. I feel like I have something in my eye. Mike takes a look to see if he can see anything, but he sees nothing either. He tells me whatever it is, is probably gone by now, but I’ve rubbed it and messed with it so much I’ve probably scratched my eye in the process and that’s what I’m feeling.

    I put my sunglasses back on to hide the now red hideous eye.

    Right across the way from the ride is a cafe.

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    We walk towards the entrance to see what they have to offer. We must make the most of our ADDP today. Nothing appeals to us at the moment, of course it wasn’t too long ago that we had breakfast, so we decide to just check out the area we are in and see what else we can find.

    As we make our way through the park, we come across these guys…

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    This one in particular was doing everything in its power to get onto the sand, but just couldn’t quite shimmy far enough. Eventually all his hard work getting to where he was, got washed away as he slowly slide back into the water.

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    Can’t you almost hear him saying, “HELP!”

    Poor dear. We said goodbye to our new friends and headed to the Bayside Skyride.

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    I don’t know what expression I was trying to convey here…More than likely, it was the "I’m freezing, and I’m going up in this gondola with no seatbelt or harness, what am I thinking," look…don’t know if it came across that way though.

    Of course T-Man looks naturally at ease…

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    This ride takes you on an aerial tour, just on the outskirts of the park. It was a nice ride, but since we were soaking wet from the previous ride, I was freezing and my teeth were chattering just a bit. Plus being that high up and nothing to really secure me I was a little spooked. It’s times like this that my fear of heights comes into play, unfortunately it doesn’t happen until I’m up in the ride and looking down and realize, hmm…maybe I shouldn’t have done this.

    Anyway, here are a few shots from the air.

    My view of the ride, from the ride…
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    A view of the city from our vantage point
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    A couple of guys paddle surfing.
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    More of the city and the boats around the water.
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    I loved this shot…
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    And of course T-Man, taking pics, completely at ease with the fact that we are high up in the air. If you notice, my hand has not moved from the middle bar, you can just make out my ring off to the right of the picture. I’m holding on for dear life.

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    After getting back on solid ground, we figure now would be a good time to get something to drink. We can use our ADDP for that too…So making our way to a place that accepts the ADDP, we come across these guys…

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    If I remember correctly, this was a fresh water tank viewing area. It was pretty interesting to watch them swim around.

    Just keep swimming…
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    I get the heebeejeebies every time I see these guys. They remind me of the movie Tremors back in the day.
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    Once we got our drinks we began our quest to get to the other side of the park to ride Journey to Atlantis…once again we were side tracked (Squirrel!). As we walked by, we noticed that the Clyde and Seamore show was going to start shortly. They just dropped the rope to let people in and we decided what the heck. We loved the show the last time we saw it. This time we figured we could enjoy the show since we had so many photos from last time.

    Once again we sat in the “splash zone” area. It was hot, so the soda we got hit the spot, even though the ice was already starting to melt. Technically a beer would have gone down better, but it probably would have gotten hot before I could drink it all and a hot beer is not good. So I’ll stick with my watered down sprite for now.

    As people started filing in for the show, the pre-pre show began. A mime came out from backstage and came down to the walk way in front of the stage. As people walked past him, he would make faces at them, make fun of the way they walked, or pretend to be an usher and usher them to a seat in the audience, only to make them get up again, and move a couple times before they got tired of him and he would stick his tongue out at them and go on to the next victim.

    It was quite entertaining to watch him. He did a great job and made everyone laugh. I tend to be thankful at times like these that we get in just as the rope drops so we can sit down and enjoy this part of the show without being part of it.

    As the last of the stragglers made their way to a seat, the pre-show began.

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    This is Biff…He is part of the stage crew, coming to make sure the stage is spit spot for the show.

    Biff seems to realize that he is in front of an audience and decides to ham it up a little. As he cleans the stage, he narrowly misses falling into the water that separates the main stage area from the audience. Everyone claps hoping he will fall in. He starts going back and forth, pointing to the stage, then to the water, to see the reaction from the audience. Of course, anytime he points to the water, the crowd erupts in applause, and every time he points to the stage, we all boo. Still, he stays dry.

    Taking a look at the collection of CD’s, he inserts one into the player and starts to dance, sort of acting out the sequence of whatever the song is. Most of the songs are from well known movies…”You’re the one that I want” from Grease, he dons a half man, half woman costume and tries to be both Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta from the movie. “Maniac” from Flashdance, where he does the infamous water scene. He holds an umbrella for the “Singing in the Rain” number.

    and of course he does the famous Pee-Wee Herman move via the song “Tequila”.

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    Unfortunately, this is all the pictures we have of this show. For 2 reasons. One, being that we wanted to actually enjoy the show this time, since we got so many photos from the last time we were here. The second reason…Seamore didn’t want to play.

    The idea behind the show, is that Clyde and Seamore, the Sealions, and an otter, whom I forget the name of at the moment, are to interact with the main hosts, and act out scenes from famous tv shows, i.e., Dancing with the Stars, CSI, etc. With different hand signals, the sealions will assist in acting out the scene and adding humor, usually making the human host look bad or like an idiot.

    The show really is quite hilarious, however, this time around, Clyde was ready and willing to show off his acting skills, while Seamore was willing and ready...to swim.

    At one point, one of the scenes, they are acting out something along the lines of “The Amazing Race” or “Survivor” I can’t remember which, and Clyde is supposed to get into the water and balance a ball on his nose all the way down, and just towards the end, bounce the ball over a bar and catch it on the other side. Then Seamore is supposed to do the same, only do it with a spin, either going around the bar, or going completely under the bar with the ball, or sort of lazily going up and over the bar himself…The minute both of them came out on stage, Seamore hit the water, and started swimming back and forth, and instead of reacting to the commands, he ignored them until he saw them giving Clyde a snack for doing what he was supposed to. Then he would yell at them until he got a fish too. But he refused to participate, and of course Clyde got upset with him. Started yelling and getting into a very heated argument it seemed like, until they pulled Clyde off to the side and apologized to the audience. There wasn’t anything they could do to get Seamore to cooperate, so they had to cancel the show for the day.

    This happened once before, during the big Shamu show a few years before, where Shamu didn’t wanna, and no one tells Shamu what to do…Of course the thing is, if Momma doesn’t wanna, then the babies won’t wanna, so none of them wanted to partipate in the show that night. It was sad, but it’s understandable. Even animals have days when they just don’t feel well or just don’t wanna.

    So off we went. As we looked at the time, we figured it would probably be a good idea to grab something to snack on before going too far from the eateries they had nearby. We each had a small individual pizza and salad with a soda, all courtesy of our ADDP.

    Once we had eaten, we headed towards the sharks area. This area was dark. Very dark. The upper deck held a couple of small pools where the smaller sharks swam around.

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    Looks like some tropical island, but looks are very deceiving, as there are some dangerous creatures in them there waters.

    As we head down below, you are suddenly surrounded by sharks. There is a conveyor belt, ushering you from one side to the other at a menacingly slow pace, while sharks are swimming on every side of you, including above you as they move from one side of the tank to the other.

    this is what we see:

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    Shhhh…They’re sleeping!
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    So, do we make it out? Can we just pass right by these man eaters, without them trying to find a way to bust through the glass and take us prisoners? Only one way to find out. Tune in next time for the next installment…And yes, I will do my best to get the next chapter out before the end of time...:upsidedow
     
  19. mmeb144

    mmeb144 I do my own theme song.

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    Isn't the sequel, "And we had shark sandwiches for supper"?
     
  20. Thumper_Man

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    If we could've jumped the wall to help this guy out, we would've. We stayed watching him for a good 5 minutes or so, waiting to see if he'd make it up all the way.

    Getting our Sea Worlds a little mixed up honey? The mime is at the Sea World in Orlando and he is the pre-show over there. Lack of sleep maybe? We were up early every day that trip. Unless I'm the one who was lacking sleep and missed the mime. In which case would make for interesting drive back.

    If you've never been to SW (either in San Diego or Orlando), the shark exhibit is alike in both places. To view the sharks, you go through the exhibit and make your way down to the underwater viewing area. Once you reach it, there's a slowing moving walk way you get on and it takes you through the exhibit. Well Lady H and I are the only one's in the exhibit at the time. You can't help but think "I wonder what would happen if that glass were to break?" Anyways, since we were the only one's in the exhibit at the time, we kept walking in the opposite direction on the walkway so we could take pictures. Think we stayed in there about a good 5 minutes before more people finally started coming in. Time to go before that glass breaks.
     
  21. Thumper_Man's Wife

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    :rotfl: That could be an interesting storyline. But I'm not that adventurous.

    I wonder if we go back, if he would still be there...Waiting for anyone to come around and help him. I guess it was better than to be caught up in the mating ritual that was happening on the other side of the pool. :rotfl2:



    I'm trying here!!! Honestly I didn't so much get them mixed up as I could have sworn the mime was at both places. So...My bad! But it made for a good story and now people know what to expect both in San Diego and in Orlando...:thumbsup2



    It's not as easy as it looks walking backwards or against the grain so to speak on one of those moving walk ways. Especially when you are paying more attention to the sharks swimming around you than you are the moving walkway underneath you. Talk about a sense of vertigo when you finally get your feet on solid ground. ::yes::
     

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